genus Rickettsia


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can cause typhus and Rocky Mountain spotted fever in humans

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Phylogenetic analysis of members of the genus Rickettsia using the gene encoding the outer-membrane protein rOmpB (ompB).
For the present study, retrospective data on bacteria of the genus Rickettsia were compilled from the available literature regarding all countries in Latin America, and Caribean.
Ancestral divergence of Rickettsia bellii from the spotted fever and typhus groups of Rickettsia and antiquity of the genus Rickettsia.
To the Editor: Rickettsia raoultii is an obligate intracellular gramnegative bacterium belonging to the spotted fever group (SFG) of the genus Rickettsia.
To the Editor: Members of the genus Rickettsia have garnered much attention worldwide in recent years with the emergence of newly recognized rickettsioses.
Comparisons were also made with 16S rRNA sequences from 2 leech-associated forms placed within the genus Rickettsia (13,14), and with taxa from genus Neorickettsia, a group of obligate intracellular forms placed within the Ehrlichiaceae that have been isolated from trematodes.
tsutsugamushi and the genus Rickettsia by using primers that targeted a portion of the groEL gene because of its higher power of differentiation between closely related taxa.
Bacterial diversity in Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) with a focus on members of the genus Rickettsia.
Spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsioses are caused by obligate intracellular gram-negative bacteria of the genus Rickettsia and are transmitted by hematophagous arthropods, mainly ticks.
Diversity of genus Rickettsia detected from ticks in Japan.
All 70 tick samples that tested positive for the genus Rickettsia were subjected to amplification with primers specific for the ompA gene.
Though the pathogenicity of the newly recognized species of the genus Rickettsia has not yet been proven definitively, it is prudent for clinicians in Poland and other European countries to be alert to possible appearances of infections caused by these pathogens.
To the Editor: The genus Rickettsia consists of obligate intracellular bacteria that cause spotted fever and typhus fever; these bacteria are usually transmitted by an arthropod vector.
Rickettsia felis is a member of the genus Rickettsia, which comprises intracellular pathogens that produce infections commonly called rickettsioses.
Tick-borne rickettsioses are infections caused by obligate intracellular gram-negative bacteria of the spotted fever group (SFG) in the genus Rickettsia and the order Rickettsiales.